Rs

Timelines
BS6 Suzuki Intruder becomes costlier in India

10 Jul 2020

BS6 Suzuki Intruder becomes costlier in India

Suzuki Motorcycle India has increased the prices of its BS6-ready Intruder motorcycle by Rs. 2,141.

Moto G 5G Plus, with Snapdragon 765 chipset, goes official

08 Jul 2020

Moto G 5G Plus, with Snapdragon 765 chipset, goes official

As an addition to its portfolio of mid-range smartphones, Motorola has launched the all-new Moto G 5G Plus in Europe.

Jio Platforms scores Rs. 1,894 crore investment from Intel

03 Jul 2020

Jio Platforms scores Rs. 1,894 crore investment from Intel

Jio Platforms, the entity that holds the telecom and digital businesses of Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), has scored another big investment.

Jio Platforms scores another investment: $1.5bn from Saudi Arabia's PIF

18 Jun 2020

Jio Platforms scores another investment: $1.5bn from Saudi Arabia's PIF

Mukesh Ambani's Jio Platforms has scored yet another multi-billion-dollar investment.

Sitharaman unveils details of PM Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan

18 Jun 2020

Sitharaman unveils details of PM Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday addressed a curtain-raiser press conference to provide details on the PM Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan.

Amit Shah convenes all-party meeting to judge Delhi's coronavirus crisis

15 Jun 2020

Amit Shah convenes all-party meeting to judge Delhi's coronavirus crisis

Union Home Minister Amit Shah started his week by chairing an important all-party meeting, called to assess the coronavirus situation in Delhi, which isn't making any positive headway.

Karnataka: Deve Gowda, three others, elected to Rajya Sabha unopposed

13 Jun 2020

Karnataka: Deve Gowda, three others, elected to Rajya Sabha unopposed

Four politicians — JD(S) patriarch and former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda, Congress veteran Mallikarjun Kharge, and BJP's Eranna Kadadi and Ashok Gasti — were elected to the Rajya Sabha on Friday unopposed from Karnataka.

Motorola's affordable Moto G Fast, Moto E (2020) go official

06 Jun 2020

Motorola's affordable Moto G Fast, Moto E (2020) go official

Motorola has launched its latest budget-friendly smartphones, the Moto G Fast and Moto E (2020), in the US.

Akshay Kumar only Indian on 2020 Forbes highest-paid celebrities list

05 Jun 2020

Akshay Kumar only Indian on 2020 Forbes highest-paid celebrities list

The 2020 Forbes list of world's 100 highest-paid celebrities is out.

Ambani's Jio Platforms scores another investment: $1.2 billion from Mubadala

05 Jun 2020

Ambani's Jio Platforms scores another investment: $1.2 billion from Mubadala

In another multi-billion-dollar deal, Jio Platforms, the company holding the telecom and digital businesses of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), has agreed to raise Rs. 9,093.6 crore from Mubadala, an Abu Dhabi-based sovereign investor.

India enters Unlock 1.0: What has changed in the states?

01 Jun 2020

India enters Unlock 1.0: What has changed in the states?

Four legs of lockdown later, India entered the first phase of the three-phased unlock plan on Monday, ground rules of which were announced by the Union Home Ministry on Saturday.

71 Shramik Special trains were diverted, not lost, says Railways

29 May 2020

71 Shramik Special trains were diverted, not lost, says Railways

After reports emerged that several Shramik Special trains got lost midway, the Indian Railways on Friday said 71 trains had to be diverted.

Samsung Galaxy A31 to be launched on June 4

25 May 2020

Samsung Galaxy A31 to be launched on June 4

Samsung's mid-range Galaxy A31 smartphone, which made its global debut earlier in March, is set to go official in India on June 4.

Bitter fight between Piyush Goyal, Uddhav Thackeray over Shramik trains

25 May 2020

Bitter fight between Piyush Goyal, Uddhav Thackeray over Shramik trains

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Railways Minister Piyush Goyal locked horns over Shramik special trains on Sunday.

Jio Platforms raises Rs. 11,367 crore from KKR: Details here

22 May 2020

Jio Platforms raises Rs. 11,367 crore from KKR: Details here

Jio Platforms, the company holding the telecom and digital businesses of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), has raised Rs. 11,367 crore ($1.5 billion) from US-based equity firm KKR.

Amid coronavirus crisis, RBI extends loan moratorium till August

22 May 2020

Amid coronavirus crisis, RBI extends loan moratorium till August

Addressing the media on Friday, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das said the central bank has brought down the repo rate by 40 basis points.

Exporters flee country after cheating 6 banks; SBI files complaint

09 May 2020

Exporters flee country after cheating 6 banks; SBI files complaint

Three promoters of a Delhi-based basmati rice export firm have fled the country with over Rs. 400 crore in unpaid bank loans, officials said on Saturday.

SC refuses to stay Rs. 20,000 crore Central Vista project

30 Apr 2020

SC refuses to stay Rs. 20,000 crore Central Vista project

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to stay the Central Vista project which aims to build a new Parliament building among other central government offices.

Agricultural growth not affected by COVID-19, says government

29 Apr 2020

Agricultural growth not affected by COVID-19, says government

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Wednesday said that the agriculture sector remains unaffected even as India is under lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus outbreak: BCCI to prioritize future bilateral series

26 Apr 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: BCCI to prioritize future bilateral series

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is reportedly devising a plan to help financially-hit cricket nations in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

Here's how much the BS6-ready Benelli Imperiale 400 will cost

24 Apr 2020

Here's how much the BS6-ready Benelli Imperiale 400 will cost

Benelli will launch the BS6-ready version of its entry-level cruiser, the Imperiale 400, in the country once the COVID-19 pandemic situation comes under control.

Amid increased strain, Reliance Jio increases JioFiber network capacity

12 Apr 2020

Amid increased strain, Reliance Jio increases JioFiber network capacity

Reliance Jio has increased the network capacity of its JioFiber fiber-to-the-home broadband service in the Delhi/NCR region. The move aims to cope up with increased data usage during the lockdown period and provide reliable connectivity to all its users in the region.

Haryana doubles salaries of healthcare workers fighting the COVID-19 pandemic

10 Apr 2020

Haryana doubles salaries of healthcare workers fighting the COVID-19 pandemic

As healthcare workers around the world are leading the fight against coronavirus from the front, they are exposed to its threat more than anyone else.

#Lockdown: Jio to offer free broadband service for 30 days

31 Mar 2020

#Lockdown: Jio to offer free broadband service for 30 days

Last week we reported that Reliance Jio is planning to offer a free 10Mbps broadband connection to new users as part of its #CoronaHaaregaIndiaJeetega initiative. And now, more details about the scheme have come to light.

JioFiber to offer free broadband connections to new users

25 Mar 2020

JioFiber to offer free broadband connections to new users

As part of Reliance's #CoronaHaaregaIndiaJeetega initiative, JioFiber has announced that it will offer free broadband connectivity to new users where its services are active. However, it will be a basic connection, providing a speed of up to 10Mbps.

Airtel to offer consolidated plan for DTH, broadband, mobile data

21 Mar 2020

Airtel to offer consolidated plan for DTH, broadband, mobile data

Bharti Airtel is gearing up to launch a new One Airtel Plan in India. It will be a consolidated recharge plan, including benefits from four services: DTH, broadband, streaming, as well as mobile data.

Amid chants of shame, former CJI Ranjan Gogoi takes oath

19 Mar 2020

Amid chants of shame, former CJI Ranjan Gogoi takes oath

Former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi took oath as a Rajya Sabha parliamentarian on Thursday, days after his nomination to the Upper House by President Ram Nath Kovind sparked a controversy.

Justice Lokur on Gogoi's RS nomination: Has last bastion fallen?

17 Mar 2020

Justice Lokur on Gogoi's RS nomination: Has last bastion fallen?

In an unprecedented move, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government nominated former Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi to the Rajya Sabha, four months after he retired from the top post.

Coronavirus: 107 cases reported across India; SAARC meeting scheduled today

15 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: 107 cases reported across India; SAARC meeting scheduled today

The total number of coronavirus cases in India rose to 107 on Sunday, according to the Ministry of Health.

Reliance Jio launches Rs. 4,999 annual prepaid plan

09 Mar 2020

Reliance Jio launches Rs. 4,999 annual prepaid plan

Just days after replacing its Rs. 2,020 annual recharge plan with a Rs. 2,121 pack, Reliance Jio has launched a new Rs. 4,999 yearly prepaid plan in India.

Realme Band v/s Mi Band 4: Which one is better?

08 Mar 2020

Realme Band v/s Mi Band 4: Which one is better?

Realme has launched Realme Band as its first-ever fitness band in India. At Rs. 1,499, the wearable comes as a cheaper alternative to the Mi Band 4, featuring a full-color display, intelligent sports tracker, a dedicated cricket mode, and real-time heart rate monitoring.

These Airtel prepaid recharge plans offer free life insurance cover

01 Mar 2020

These Airtel prepaid recharge plans offer free life insurance cover

Facing stiff competition from Reliance Jio, Airtel has upgraded its prepaid plans to offer more benefits such as truly unlimited calling, more bundled data, and access to a host of content and services.

Reliance Jio launches Rs. 49, 69 plans for JioPhone users

24 Feb 2020

Reliance Jio launches Rs. 49, 69 plans for JioPhone users

Reliance Jio has updated its catalog of prepaid plans to introduce a couple of new packs for JioPhone users.

Jio replaces Rs. 2,020 annual plan with Rs. 2,121 pack

21 Feb 2020

Jio replaces Rs. 2,020 annual plan with Rs. 2,121 pack

Reliance Jio has discontinued the Rs. 2,020 prepaid plan in India, replacing the annual pack with a Rs. 2,121 recharge option.

Jio, Airtel and Vodafone: Best prepaid plans for hardcore callers

18 Feb 2020

Jio, Airtel and Vodafone: Best prepaid plans for hardcore callers

All leading telecom operators in India have updated their catalog of prepaid services to generate more revenue. The modified plans are estimated to be costlier by up to 47% and in some cases, they come with fewer freebies than before.

Vodafone's Rs. 499 plan offers 1.5GB data/day for 70 days

11 Feb 2020

Vodafone's Rs. 499 plan offers 1.5GB data/day for 70 days

Vodafone has updated its catalog of prepaid plans with a Rs. 499 unlimited pack.

Old vs new tax regime: Which one is better?

01 Feb 2020

Old vs new tax regime: Which one is better?

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday presented the Union Budget for the fiscal year 2020-21.

Airtel, Jio, Vodafone: All prepaid plans that offer 2GB data/day

28 Jan 2020

Airtel, Jio, Vodafone: All prepaid plans that offer 2GB data/day

Airtel, Reliance Jio, and Vodafone have revised their catalog of prepaid services in India. The new plans, estimated to be costlier by up to 47%, come with updated benefits and changed price denominations which has led to some confusion among subscribers.

Republic Day 2020: Things to know about 71st Republic Day

25 Jan 2020

Republic Day 2020: Things to know about 71st Republic Day

Every year, India celebrates Republic Day on January 26.

Alibaba launches Yoli, a 'social-commerce' app to bag online deals

24 Jan 2020

Alibaba launches Yoli, a 'social-commerce' app to bag online deals

In a bid to expand its footprint in India, Chinese giant Alibaba has launched a new social commerce app called Yoli.